Daybook, April 20

April 19, 2014 

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The Digging Durham Seed Library will open on Wednesday, April 23, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St; the South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave; and the Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Road. “Check out” seeds and return harvested seeds at the end of the growing season. durhamcountylibrary.org/seeds.

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Sunday

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets at 10 a.m. for newcomers and 10:30 a.m. for regular members in room 220 at Structure House, 3017 Pickett Road. 919-929-9891.

Bull City Tipping Point bike ride

A 10-mile bike ride beginning at Major the Bull and ending at Cocoa Cinnamon is held at 2 p.m. every third Sunday of the month. facebook.com/bullcitytippingpoint.

Triangle Recorder Society

The Triangle Recorder Society is a group of recorder players of all skill levels that meets every third Sunday of the month from 2:30-5 p.m. trianglerecorder.org.

River Rhythms! West African Drumming

A weekly drumming group will meet from 7-8:30 p.m. Sundays at Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4907 Garret Road. Meetings are open to the public and beginners are welcome. Contact the group to reserve a loaner drum. 919-644-1335, kathyhopwood@embarqmail.com.

Monday

Day of the Children, Day of the Books

Durham County libraries will host Day of the Children, Day of the Books events from Monday, April 21, through Wednesday, April 30. durhamcountylibrary.org.

Durham Rotary Club

The Durham Rotary Club meets at 12:30 p.m. Mondays at the Durham Convention Center, 301 W. Morgan St.

Durham Beekeepers

The Durham Beekeepers meet the third Monday of each month from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson St. 919-668-1707, gardens.duke.edu.

Contemporary Fiction group

The Contemporary Fiction book group will discuss “Birdsong” by Sebastian Faulks at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

National Community Development Week

Mayor Bill Bell will declare the week of Monday, April 21, through Saturday, April 26, National Community Development Week in an event at 7 p.m. at City Hall Council Chambers, 101 City Hall Plaza.

Nar-Anon

Nar-Anon, a twelve-step program for relatives and friends of addicts, will meet from 8-9 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road. 919-596-2915, nar-anon.org.

Tuesday

Story time

“The Hueys in the New Sweater” and “It Wasn’t Me” by Oliver Jeffers will be read to kids at 11 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

Urgent repair project

Durham’s Community Development Department will discuss an urgent repair project that provided a roof replacement and repaired heat ducts at 11 a.m. at 1113 Fiske St.

North Durham Rotary Club

The North Durham Rotary Club meets at 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Parizade Cafe, 2200 W. Main St.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St. 919-683-3013.

Welcome to Medicare

The N.C. Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program and Senior PharmAssist will host a Welcome to Medicare seminar from 3-5 p.m. at the Durham Center for Senior Life, 406 Rigsbee Ave. Medicare beneficiaries and caregivers are also welcome at this event for people who will soon be eligible for Medicare. Registration is required. 919-688-4772.

Durham Senior Games and SilverArts

The Durham Senior Games and SilverArts opening ceremony will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Community Family Life and Recreation Center at Lyon Park, 1309 Halley St. dprplaymore.org.

Weight loss surgery support group

Duke Regional Hospital will host a support group for people to talk about adjustment before and after weight loss surgery. April’s meeting on physical activity will be at 6 p.m. at the Duke Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery Durham Clinic, 407 Crutchfield St. Register online. dukeregional.org/events.

Marion Place at The Regulator

Marion Place will talk about her new book, “Slowing Down in a Speedstressed World: Practical Skills & Kindly Advice,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

School board forum

A Durham Public Schools Board of Education candidate forum will be from 7-9 p.m. in the Hillside High School Auditorium, 3727 Fayetteville St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the program starts at 7 p.m.

Wednesday

Housing for New Hope

Executive director Terry Allebaugh, staff and families will give an overview of Housing for New Hope and its Rapid Re-Housing Program at 10 a.m. at 501 E. Carver St.

Durham Farmers’ Market

The Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at 501 Foster St. durhamfarmersmarket.com.

‘Walking with Moonshine’

Lucy Daniels will talk about her new book, “Walking with Moonshine,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

Thursday

Fair Housing and Sustainability Conference

The Fair Housing and Sustainability Conference will be from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in The Cotton Room, 807 E. Main St., building 2. Registration is required. bit.ly/Rme1sh.

Business Awards Luncheon

The Durham Business & Professional Chain’s Business Awards Luncheon will be from noon to 2 p.m. at Sitar Indian Cuisine, 3630 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. The event costs $15. RSVP. 919-683-1047, durhambusinessprofessionalchain@frontier.com.

Nar-Anon

Nar-Anon, a 12-step program for relatives and friends of addicts, will meet from 7-8 p.m. at Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2102 S. Alston Ave. 919-383-4236, nar-anon.org.

School board forum

Meet candidates for the Durham Public Schools Board of Education from district 2 at 7 p.m. at the E.K. Powe Elementary School Media Center, 913 Ninth St, on the second floor. pta.ekpowe.org/school-board-forum-2014.

‘Ten Secrets to Getting Published’

Alice J. Wisler will speak on “Ten Secrets to Getting Published” from 7-8 p.m. at the South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave. Book signing will follow.

‘The Dog Killer of Utica’

Frank Lentricchia will talk about his new novel, “The Dog Killer of Utica,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

Friday

‘Gone Pro: North Carolina’

Tim Jackson will talk about his book, “Gone Pro: North Carolina,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

Saturday

Yard sales

The Hope Valley North neighborhood will host yard sales with furniture, luggage, kitchen supplies and decor from 7-11 a.m. hvnna.blogspot.com.

Durham Farmers’ Market

The Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon at 501 Foster St. durhamfarmersmarket.com.

E-Waste Recycling and Paper Shredding Event

Durham’s E-Waste Recycling and Paper Shredding Event will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Durham County Memorial Stadium, 750 Stadium Drive. Recycle electronics and shred confidential documents.

Spring Carnival and Silent Auction

The George Watts Montessori School Spring Carnival and Silent Auction will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 700 Watts St. There will be bounce houses, face and nail painting, crafts, relay races and games. The auction includes a beach vacation and gift cards for local restaurants, shops, salons, summer camps and events.

Story time

“The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle will be read to kids at 11 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

dtownMARKET

The dtownMARKET, which showcases crafters, designers, vintage tastemakers and more, is from noon to 5 p.m. the last Saturday of every month at Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave. There will be art, fashion and food available for purchase. dtownmarket.com.

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